Chocolate Orange Drop Cookies

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Chocolate Orange Drop Cookies

By Recipe shared with Paula at a book signing

Chocolate Orange Drops

Ingredients:
½ cup butter, softened
8 oz. cream cheese
½ cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon orange zest
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup sifted all purpose flour
½ teaspoon salt
6 oz. semi sweet chocolate chips

Directions:
Pre heat oven to 350 degrees

Mix together in large mixing bowl butter, cream cheese, sugar, egg, orange zest and vanilla flavoring.  Blend well.  In a medium bowl, whisk salt into flour. Add flour mixture ¼ cup at a time into wet ingredients until just mixed. Stir in chocolate chips. Lightly grease baking sheet and using a teaspoon drop mix on baking sheet about 1 inch apart.  Bake 12 minutes.

Yield: 3 dozen cookies
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 12 minutes
Ease of preparation: easy

Notes from the Paula Deen Test Kitchen:  This is a cake type cookie.  Best when eaten the day of preparation. 

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By Shirley Bishop on December 30, 2013

The cookies are soooooooooooo good.

By Sally Kate on February 05, 2010

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